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  1. Deposit on small plastic bottles to reduce street litter

    1 July 2021 will see the introduction of a deposit on small plastic bottles. This is what State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven ...

    News item | 30-04-2020 | 13:20

  2. Joining forces to help stranded Dutch travellers; Reporting centre

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Dutch Association of Insurers, the Dutch Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators ...

    News item | 23-03-2020 | 14:00

  3. Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen imposes use of cleaner fuel in aviation sector

    Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) wants the Netherlands to play a pioneering role in Europe ...

    News item | 04-03-2020 | 11:25

  4. Cleaner water and free passage for migratory fish in the river Rhine

    New agreements between the Rhine basin countries will boost the riverbanks’ resilience against waterlogging and further improve ...

    News item | 14-02-2020 | 15:45

  5. Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen: re-designing the Netherlands to cope with weather extremes

    Rendering the Netherlands resilient against extreme weather, such as torrential rain and prolonged drought, requires additional ...

    News item | 16-01-2020 | 11:27

  6. Study: shopkeepers see substantial reduction in use of plastic bags

    Since the introduction of the ban on giving out free plastic bags, shopkeepers have seen consumers alter their behaviour. Now ...

    News item | 24-04-2017 | 09:53

  7. Flying drones safely campaign launched

    In June 2016, various stations in the Netherlands broadcast items pointing out the regulations in force for flying drones. ...

    News item | 01-06-2016 | 10:30

  8. The Netherlands to become a test country for self-driving cars

    The Netherlands will become a testing ground for self-driving vehicles. As proposed by Minister Schultz van Haegen of ...

    News item | 23-01-2015 | 13:26

  9. Joint Dutch-Flemish economic mission to Texas

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Flemish First Minister Kris Peeters will lead a joint economic mission to Texas from 7 to 9 ...

    News item | 02-07-2013 | 14:00